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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Saturday, July 7, was a good day. Like most football fans, I spent it glued to the television, watching with excitement as England and Croatia won their respective matches. They went on to face each other in last Wednesday’s semifinal round; more on that later.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Despite protestations to the contrary from certain commentators, we do seem to have a problem with domestic violence. We not talking about murders, even though 52 women were killed last year, 43 in domestic violence incidents.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Given the substantial capital investment, over $28 million and counting as reported in the news media, what precisely is the Government’s true intent for this much ado, multifaceted structure/structures, the new Carenage Fishing Centre?

Sunday, July 15, 2018

“World Youth Skills Day is calling on global communities to engage youth to identify types of investments needed to support youth skills development.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Following his successful China trip, the Honourable Prime Minister broke the news that two Chinese banks were invited to establish operations locally, no doubt much to the relief of aggrieved banking consumers disgusted at what passes for banking in Trinbago.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Second Sex was once on the Papal Index of Forbidden Books. “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman,” professed Simone de Beauvoir.

She argues that “humanity is male and man defines woman not herself but as relative to him.”

Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Caribbean Court of Justice performed with distinction for yet another seven-year term, while ten Caricom governments, which created and pledged to be part of the appellate jurisdiction of the court, submerged their populations in political “mamaguy”, and deepened our colonial, psychological...

Sunday, July 15, 2018

In 2006, in piloting the Constitution Amendment Bill that changed the way the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioners of Police were to be appointed, then prime minister Patrick Manning had this to say about the replacement of the prime ministerial veto with a majority vote in the House of...

Sunday, July 15, 2018

With my father, there is no family gathering when we shoot the breeze. Every moment bubbles over.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

I personally would have preferred a “Belgium versus Croatia” final but the football Gods willed a “Croatia vs France” duel.

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